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Snack Break 26: A Simple Game of Skill

The last snack break may have been a little too difficult or a little too technical, so this time we're stepping it back it some with a much simpler challenge.

But first, the "winners" of 25!

September 2017 Game Jam

As noted in the blog schedule post, Scripting Helpers will now be hosting monthly Game Jams for ROBLOX!

Details are still being worked out for how judging will work, but the most important information is that these Game Jams will not feature Robux rewards unless sponsored by a third party. These jams will be mostly-informal competitions to get you all making games, but the more people that participate the better!

Without further ado, the theme of this month's Game Jam is....

Posted in Events

Tips & Tricks 1: Debugging with print() Statements

A lot of times when writing code you will have something that doesn't error but doesn't work either. These, very simply, are bugs in your code.

TL;DR: When your code isn't working but you don't know why, add print() statements to every unique code block and figure out exactly which lines of code are and, more importantly, are not running! Use these print()s to check what your variables are as well.

This article will be about how to use print() as your most basic tool for "debugging" your code!

Posted in Scripting Tips

Snack Break 25: Arrays in Higher Dimensions

Hey guys! It's been a while! Sadly, I don't have the submissions for the last Snack Break, so we're starting fresh again.

Snack Breaks for here on out will be regularly updated! Be sure to check the schedule for the exact dates.

Posted in Uncategorized

The New Blog Schedule

As promised, here's the blog's new Official Schedule!

Week Monday Friday
1 Game Jam Start Snack Break
2 Tech Article Tips & Tricks
3 ROBLOX Updates Snack Break
4 Game Jam Winners Tips & Tricks
Posted in Site Updates

Fall 2017 Volunteers!

Introducing the new Staff Members

Hello everyone, I'm the new blog writer!

To start off my new job, let me introduce myself and the other new members of the Scripting Helpers team:

  • adark (FuriousProgrammer#0842) - Blog Writer
  • Andorks (Andorks#3802) - Community Moderator
  • ImageLabel (Meechie#9943) - Community Moderator
  • jackctaylor (jackctaylor#7478) - Community Moderator
  • TeaSPoon273 (TinyPanda#5252) - Discord Moderator
  • GoldenPhysics (GoldenPhysics#7829) - Administrator

Congrats, guys!

Posted in Site Updates

Scripting Helpers Fall 2017 Volunteer Applications

Scripting Helpers is looking to fill some positions in our team. We are looking for dedicated individuals who are willing to go the extra mile to improve the community experience for our users.

Some positions we are looking to fill are...

  • Discord Moderation
  • Blog Authors
  • Event Coordinator
  • Community Moderation
  • General Administration

Or, if you have something new to bring to Scripting Helpers, try to apply for that too! All applications will be reviewed and outstanding applications will be considered for the roles.

Discord and Scripting Helpers account required to apply. Persons under the age of thirteen will be deemed ineligible. Applications open for limited time.

Applications closed.

Posted in Site Updates

Snack Break Problem #24

Last Challenge

A few people attempted the last challenge but no one did it correctly. I might have not done the best with explaining the problem. So these are the results of this snack break, whose solutions were never showcased.

Solutions

BlackJPI - Solution

turtletowerz - Lost Solution

wfvj014 - Solution

kingdom5 - Solution

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